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    February 17, 2013
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the new draft from the white house that may lead the . today what may be a pass for millions of undocumented immigrants. and a good sunday morning to you. mostly sunny skies around the bay area. temperatures a little cooler than yesterday and changes are coming this week. we will have the details details. >> a papal controversy, what is driving the new campaign to try and stop a california cardinal from casting his vote for the next pope. thank you for being with us today. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. well, gas prices in california are going up but the bay area still isn't the highest in the state. we will be looking at that. >> and frank talk is not something we are used to from
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politicians, but we are having a lot more of it in california. we will look at that. >> and the president's state of the union address and watergate. all is coming up, but first this morning, we are getting our first look at the white house proposal on immigration reform. >> yes. the whole process could take up to eight years, but first illegal immigrants could apply for legal status for spouses and children. business owners would have to check the immigration status within four years. >> and the president wants to legalize millions of workers. he calls for a new immigration
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system that tightens border security. evidence on the issue came from the outstretched hands of john mccain and lindsey graham, tough critiques of mr. obama's foreign policy. >> sent me a good immigration bill in the next few months and i will sign it and america will be better for it. >> also, a star opportunity at uc berkeley unveiled his status as an illegal immigrant. now congress is considering a law that would allow students like himself a bath to citizenship but critiques say it may encourage i will legal i'm sorry. today pope benedict xvi pleased thousands of pilgrims from his window at st. peter's
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square. >> cbs reporter samey johnson explain why some think the pope should not participate. >> reporter: there is much debate on who will replace pope benedict xvi, stepping down due to health. the papal's conclave is a closed-door conference. among the 100-plus cardinals to attend, cardinal mahoney. cath likes united, with 50,000 members, make up the national group with 1,600 here in los angeles. they oppose cardinal mahoney
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taking part in the conclave given the church sexual abuse scandal. >> it is unbelievable that he would go there. i think it is just wrong. >> reporter: catholics united started a petition asking cardinal mahoney to recluse himself from the conclave. but not all catholics agree that the cardinal should it is out of the conclave. >> he is still part of the growing catholic church, so, i believe he should be involved. >> reporter: yet others like louise brown are not sure. alities we are need in of forward thinking cardinals, but he is really has disappointed me. >> reporter: but in a released statement it is asked that people pray for cardinal mahoney and said ole will lead
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to the election of a new pope. >> and coming up, our conversation with a professor from saint mary's college about pope benedict xvi's legacy and what is ahead for the catholic church. meanwhile ferry service will resume in san francisco after a collision sent two people to the hospital. yesterday afternoon a ferry boat was struck and two injured passengers aboard the pleasure boat were taken on board a helicopter. the coastguard is working through the night to find a reason for the collision. meanwhile the captain and crew of the ferry has been placed on administrative lead which is standard procedure as the investigation continues. fire rips through an apartment building on treasure island with tragic results that happen on mariner drive in the early hours of saturday. by the time the fire is under control, a 10-year-old girl has died. we have more on the chaotic
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scene. a friend had to stop the victim's father from rushing into the burning building to try to save his little girl. flames were shooting out of the windows and doors and by the time the firefighters arrived they could not save her. she was trapped on the second floor. >> every angle we approached we had fire. we put ladders in front and the rear and ended up reaching the two buildings on either side and went through that way. >> firefighters that got inside fell through the second floor. they were both injured but will be okay. the cause of the fire appears to be accidental but it has not been pinpointed how it started. and a battle is brewing in san jose over who will be able to build the new hangers for the private jets. an approved bill would generate $3 million for the airport but a company's whose appeal was not accepted said their proposal could have generated
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more revenue for the city. the council competitiveness economy will take over changes on friday. and a teenager was killed and three others injured at last month's event and city leaders are roning by banning drinking in the streets. in oakland's uptown district they say the event is getting too big and poses a security risk. and super sunday is reaching out to potential college students at bay area church this is morning. an annual tradition that has cal state students talking about the importance of earning an0. they will get more information on what is like on campus including a virtual tour of the website. and gas prices around the bay area and across the country are not expected to go down any time soon. >> right now the average price for a gallon of regular nationwide is $3.67, an
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increase of $0.12 in the past week. here in california we are paying much more, an average of $4.13. a month ago it was almost $0.50 cheaper. believe it or not we are under the state average. in the bay area we are paying $4.06 a gallon. prices are expected to go up as refineries switch over to the more expensive summer blends of gas. well, we will check with an expert for saint mary's college on what is up next for the millions of catholic's faithful. >> and political insiders on the california politician who channels both president clinton and an iconic hollywood cowboy. >> and how this year's america's cup race has become a sea of uncertainty for san francisco. >> and the weather forecast for today will be a beautiful sunshine. plenty of sunshine around and
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america's cup races: this w, we learned mayor ed lee is considering scaling the event amid concerns that the city hasn't been able to rae enough money to host it. and k-p-i-x 5's mike sugerman explains why some of the moy needed... might have to come from you. track 1 could money troubles . economic trouble set in. one by one boats dropped out of
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the race, leading only three competitors. >> now it is a smaller race with only three boats. that means less money for the city. >> san francisco needs to put in about $30 million. it raised $14 million so far from private donors but is having trouble getting more. mayor ed lee is the may not point man. >> i thought you and i would get on the boat and then look for if million dollars. [ laughing ] i know. >> a million dollars? >> oh, gosh! >> but even if it were real, there would be many more million to make up. >> we are not in the hole, but we will be if we don't raise enough money. i don't want that. i don't want anymore pressure on the general fund. >> with fewer boat there is will be fewer expenses and less income. the city planned on spectators bringing in $355 million
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during the days of racing. and the richest man in the world, larry ellison, the head or oracle may not be involved, and that does not help either. >> it is someone else's race and not ours is how some people see it, but that is not the case. it is san francisco's race. >> well, it really is a nice day for sailing if that is what you are into. >> yes. but by tuesday things will turn cold in the bay area. the rain will come down on tuesday. that is way it is looking like, so, let's enjoy the sunshine in the meantime, here is a nice look at it. a few clouds are floating inland. mostly sunny skies.
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in most of the area and everybody will get sun later in the day. temperatures in the low 50s to start out with. if you are heading out for breakfast, bundle up. later in the day we will recover into the 60s for the bay area. livermore is 46 degrees right now. santa rosa is 47. here is how it looks. we are expecting this week a sunny sunday for today. tomorrow will be distinctly cooler. then we will get wet on tuesday. not as wet as previously, originally we were looking for an inch of rain, maybe now a 10th to an quarter of an inch. not a lot of big rain. just enough to wet the lawn pretty much. the latter half of the week
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looks unsettled. and on monday it looks like there should not be delays at the airport. new york is nice and sunny but chicago is expecting rain for monday. back here numbers in the low to mid 60s today. not bad at all for february. monday looks nice for president's day if you have that off. the extended is calling for wet on tuesday and the latter half of the week will turn chilly. temperatures only in the 50s for day time highs. so, it looks like a decent week ahead, a little rain. >> i can't help it. we are in february and we are talking chilly and 52? [ laughing ] >> yes. we know we are spoiled! >> exactly. thank you, brian. well, a new tweet from the catholic pontiff this morning. his message to 1.5 million followers says a favorable time to rediscover faith in god as our foundation and the church's
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life. he is the first pope to resign rather than die in office in nearly 600 years. >> this morning we talked to someone who studied the faith. we asked him about the likely imct of the resignation. >> within catholic theology it is understandable the person can step away. it just hasn't been done. this pope has reached bay back to make a change, to set a precedence for the future. >> and what is that precedent? what will it be? shorter terms because they tend to go in at a later age in life? will we see more of this? >> well, i think all of us are living longer. the idea of something -- someone in office and outlasting their ability to fullfill those functions because of age and illness,
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those sorts of examples will only increase. >> this is different than the others because with the others you had a passing and funeral and everybody gathered in rome. there was a ritual a. this is going to be much different. this is going to be more political. the cardinals that will be meeting in that conclave aren't going to have the catharsis of a passing and funeral and the millions that show up in rome. it will be a much more political affair. where do you think it will go? >> well, that is a good point. there isn't a time of mourning and all the ritual around there. so, they will go into the rules of the conclave and have open sessions where they actually talk about the political issues with respect to church politics. what are the most important issues confronting the church today and they have a chance to air that out among each other before the election. >> now, he wasn't in office -- can we say in office?
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>> yes, you can. >> too long, but you have written his collarly way of thinking has burdened the church. tell us about that? >> it has been a bit of a blessing and a curse. it has followed the english speaking world with changes in the wording of the liturgy, making it a little more archaic and keeping the gender male pronounce in the right of the mass. but, understand, his scholarship has been a blessing because he has used it as a tool to remind the world that reason and policy can be applied to religion. >> here in the bay area, issues that we often are associated with the catholic church and the catholics discuss, gay marriage, women in the priesthood, child abuse
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by the clergy are sort of preimminent. do you think that will be reflected in the conclave? what are their priority in the. >> certainly all those things will be on their minds. there is a clear direction forward for greater transparency, complete transparency in the church and working with the states with respect to sexual abuse in the church. for the other issues, the changes in the order and social issues of the church, church leadership is the spokes person for the rest of the church. they listen to the faithful and make no major changes that they see in way would scandal them.
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>> it will be interesting. the catholic church is one of the oldest political institutions in the western world. >> and speaking of politics -- the latest punchline on the colbert report in the state of california. >> obviously i don't trust the state completely because off bear on your flag! >> california's lieutenant governor defending the golden state on cable tv. we will see it when we come back. ,,,,
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point 00:05:57;10 ((butt to 00:06:03;02 newsom: wait a we just submitted a balanced budget. colbert: jacking the taxes on guys like me. 00:06:07;19 nor gavin . california used to be a golden land of opportunity. now it is a dust bowl of debt. >> we just submitted a balanced budget for the first time in ten years. >> that is rout governor gavin newsome touting his new book, citizenville. had point is don't give up on california. >> and the balanced punching is one of the reasons the california governor may be one of the most relaxed guys in politics. governor jerry embryonic as we saw last month can say anything -- jerry brown as we saw last month can say anything...
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san francisco chronicle's ca marinucci. our first . >> and now we turn our political insider former mayor willy brown and political reporter carla mare futurey. our first question was can governor. brown has been in and out of the spotlight over the years probably more times than sylvester stallone, but he is looking pretty good. why? >> jerry brown comes in and
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without any other relevance than himself and where he happen to be he does the job of what he has to do, a combination of bill clinton and eastwood. >> right. so, you don't know when he walks in the room or takes the stage whether he is going to be eloquent or like you said, half off the wall talking to an empty chair, but whatever it is people will be rivetted trying to figure out what he is doing. >> and he is clever enough to have picked all phrase from the local news reporter and he has the enormous capacity to recall the history of california. almost every place he stopped he puts an uncle somebody on. >> more than anybody else the dna of california is in his bones. he understands the state and goes around the state and is able to connect. >> what about the dynamic of california right now that allowed him to set the agenda up there rather than his fellow
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democrats or the ambition people in the republican committee? >> that is because he has no competition. there is something to be said for age and experience. >> there is something to be said for the fact that it doesn't appear that he will be running for president or anything else right now, so he doesn't have to worry about sound bite that is can come back to haunt him. >> that is right. there is nothing like saying i am here and this is what i really want do. i think he wants to have fun that. is bottom line. and speaking of fun -- >> yes. more on the science behind earthquakes. >> and on if bay a dramatic rescue scene, as well. a boat crash that sent two people to the hospital. we will have the latest coming up. >> and the military in massive debt. why colleges are singling out soldiers to recruit students.
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what peep from the republican response to the state of the union. >> welcome back to # cbs 5 eyewitness news. i am phil matier and i am anne makovec. >> let's take our first look at the white house proposal on immigration reform. >> new this morning a draft obtained by u.s.a. today shows a timeline that offers a path for permanent residency for undocumented immigrants. immigrants could apply for a lawful immigrant visa and then apply for chrisship for their
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spouses and children. ferry service will resume in san francisco after a collision sent two people to the hospital last night. >> the m.s. san francisco was struck by a 22-foot pleasure boat making its way from saaly to the san francisco. the two injured people were taken away by helicopter. in one on the ferry was injured and the coast guard is working to find the reason for the collision.
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there is fresh talk in fremont about building a stadium for the a's. the idea fell through four years ago when the housing market crashed but now the mayor of fremont wants to revisit it. other officials have had talk with the as and the team owner says he is still focused on downtown san jose as the most likely site for a new ballpark. today is the day of remembrance commemorating japanese-americans from world war ii. the memorial is at 2:00 p.m. at the sun dance kabuki cinemas. this year's remembrance is dedicated to the memory of daniel inahu who was the longest serving japanese- american in congress until he passed away last year. well, now, thanks to the g.i. bill, veterans now have money for college, but yet they are
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often left with nothing than financial ruin. >> there are people that are less interested in helping our men and women in uniform in getting ahead and more interested in making a buck. >> reporter: president obama encouraged people to go after for-profit program that is go after veterans. but veterans still have little guidance when they head back to school. the g.i. bill put into place a $50,000 tuition ated a academy of arts university but he will still face a big debt. >> it will be up to $60,000 to $70,000 in debt. veterans should not need to take on this debt and they can really be haunted if they make a mistake. >> vets are aggressively recrueltied because of a loophole in the so-called 90/10 rule. it requires college to get 10% of their money from
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nongovernment sources and money through the g.i. bill doesn't count even though it comes from tax payers. >> i think veterans and active duty service members are sometimes shocked at the types of recruiting methods that they are seeing. >> reporter: and schools are popping up where you would at least expect them. tenly putnam university has a graduation rate of just over 50%. now a senate report two years ago called for stringent oversight, but so far no government action has been take be. the the academy of art lost its ability to receive grant money when the state graduation rate fell below 30%, still it can get g.i. money. >> over a 8 year period we average a 40% graduation rate according to the california aid commission, 30% is what they expect. >> reporter: still, add sorrow cats urge veterans to seek out
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cheaper, more accessible options like community colleges. the transfer rate to four year colleges are among the highest in the nation. classes here go for $31 a unit. >> it is an affordable option for them and they have a wonderful educational experience here. >> reporter: in cupertino, allen martin, kpix5. >> we want to point out that over the years employees of kpix5 have been instructors and students at the academy of arts. coming up next, some people call it a curse. >> the viral moment to the republican's response to the state of the union. >> and the roller coaster into the history books, how the crew of this racing yacht was able to do it. >> and sunshine breaking out all over the place in the bay area. sunday looks fine. tuesday is another story. we will talk about that after we review this and a couple of commercials. standby. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,
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broken a speed record of its own. the 70-foot maserati sailedo
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san francisco bay this weekd . a racing yacht named after one of the world's fastest cars broke speed records of its own. it left new york less than two months ago and broke into the san francisco bay. we have more on what life on the high seas was like for the crew. >> it feels like you are on a roller coaster pretty much. >> reporter: now the roller coaster ride is over for the nine man crew of the maserati, the fastest sailboat ever to get from new york to san francisco! >> can you believe you beat the record? >> yes. >> reporter: it took 47 day with a crew resembling the united nations. >> we have french, italian, spanish, german and italians on board. >> reporter: they made it through rough seas and bad weather. >> we were able to resolve the problems pretty well each time. >> reporter: with all natural power. the toppest speeds were 35 and 36 knots, which means --
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>> it is like 40 something miles an hour. not very fast but on a sailboat it feels fast. you want to set a nice reference time, it will be dick for whoever comes after us and i think we managed to accomplish that for sure. >> reporter: now that they broke the record, what is next? >> i want the go out to eat and to drink and a nice beer! >> reporter: this is it. the missouri roty breaking the record -- maserati breaking the old record by ten days. from san francisco, kpix5. brian hackney - thank you. . >> sounds like a nice ride for them. well, it will be nice here for whatever you are doing. >> yes. the temperatures will be skyrocketing into the mid 60s today. a nice day for february. and downtown san jose looking
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nice. fog in santa rosa, but mostly clear skies and some clouds along the 258 a 5 corridor but besides that, sunshine. and on the bay bridge sunshine. 50 in santa rosa, 51 at sfo at the moment. the golden gate bridge looks nice. mostly sunny for us today. clouds will increase a little tomorrow and then rain returning to the bay area on tuesday. not a big rainmaker. the models are beginning to back off the amounts. only a 10th to a quarter of an inch expected for the bay. clouds moving out of california in advance of the system. low clouds peeling way and the high pressure remains in control over the eastern pacific and we look okay. mostly sunny skies for us today. in the pinpoint forecast, if you are heading out of the bay area to the central valley, plenty of sunshine there. sunny at tahoe and yosemite. a few clouds at eureka, but
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not bad. the pinpoint forecast in the bay area, 52 in santa rosa, 62 in fairfield, 62 in san jose and 50 in the city, not as warm today as yesterday. president's day looks fair and cool for the bay area. if you have tomorrow off, a nice day. numbers will only be in the 50s. expect things to cool down tomorrow. wet on tuesday. not a big rainmaker. the latter half of the week looks unsettled. we could get a drop or two but in the meantime, nothing significant. >> thank you, brian. for the state of the union address, the republican party pinned its hopes on the junior senator from florida but then senator marco rubio got
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thirsty. his reach for a bottle went viral and he delivered the message in spanish to improve his image among the last voters. >> but who will remember that. the reason is because it went viral with the image. we turn to political insiders former mayor willy brown and san francisco advisor carla marinucci. we had the rubio moment and also the state of the union. we asked mayor brown what he thought of the president's part of it, the speech. >> i think that he has given a signal to his career. from now on everywhere he goes there will be a water bottle readily available and it will get larger and larger and larger. >> reporter: you have been covering publics for a long time. do you know the0 politics for a long time. >> this is an example of how social media is driving the home message in politics. he had such a problem and will continue to. that speech is a disaster for
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republicans. >> why? >> because the expectations are so high. with rubio now they are looking at him for 2016. >> whoever makes the response to the president is the contender? >> allegedly the contender. what is wrong with the peach is first of all you don't need a response to the president's speech. let's talk about that. >> you are no fun at all. >> none at all. you have no audience, none whatsoever. >> so the only thing you can do is go down. >> and all you can do is become canonized by those of us who are criticizing you. >> speaking of speeches, the president went on and on and on and at the end demanded everybody do the baptist chant. he had a great response then and everybody shook their head and then where did they go?
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>> home is this. >> washington with their vote! [ laughing ] >> yes. >> it was one of those moments, an emotional moment but it worked. there is a reason the congress' approval ratings are down the gut. >> i thought it was funny how it got so big. when i was watching the speech originally i didn't even notice it. >> if he had reached over and taken it, it would have been one thing but helooked like he was sneaking it. >> he can be creepy. the eye contact was very creepy. one thing in slow motion but the first time i saw it was like whatever, the guy is thirsty. leave him alone. >> everybody says do the speech. you can either be forgotten or
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remembered and in this case you don't want to be remembered. it is not a good assignment. mean while, something you can't imagine may be fun. >> yes, walking across the new bay bridge. >> it is one of the big firsts in the up coming big bridge bash. >> and next we will talk about the engineering techniques that will make this bridge one of the safest ever. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this week - the metropolitan transportation ahority gave initial approval to spending 5-point-6 million dollars, the public can walk from oad 9:18 and the opening day celebration for the big bay bridge is now taking shape. in san francisco the money raised would be used for security and portfolio tapoties and they could fund private events like a half marathon and bike ride. the board is making final decision on spending the tax payer money by february 27th.
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and the countdown clock ticks toward the opening. cbs 5 eyewitness news is the official television station celebrating the opening. it will be one of the safetiest bridges in the world and virtually quake proof. >> reporter: little do commuters know that right here they are rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion. >> and he fail to get dave parker at 2nd baseman so the oakland a's take -- >> oh, my god, we are having a earthquake. hold on. >> serious damage on the bay
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bridge. the upper deck -- >> reporter: the old bridge that was designed to withstand a repeat of the 19 -- to withstand a repeat of the 1906 earthquake was knocked out of service by a quake only 23% as powerful. you may think this is a new bridge, but it is really an earthquake safety project which would have ever happened if the 400-ton section of roadbed wouldn't have failed. so why is the bridge not going to fall down? >> because we thought about seismic right from the beginning. >> reporter: captain brian maroney said he played it awfully safe. >> i never made an important decision on this job without my seismologist and geotechnological engineer. soil conditions on the bridge is the poster child of poor soils. we had to incorporate that into the design. >> reporter: engineers took the
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nearby ridge of hills into account. >> you can see it fall from here. it is like right here. >> reporter: so is its northward extension, the roger's creek fault. >> both are major players in the bay area in terms of past and future quake activity. our estimated magnitude of both is 7.2 to 7.3. that is really large. we really are haven't had an earthquake of that size in a modern american city. >> reporter: when it does snap the bridge will react like any other bridge. >> there will be move in the super structure and the cables will bounce around and the cars will feel it. >> reporter: but one thing will happen that didn't happen before. >> after the design level event, i am confident we will still be able to drive across it. >> reporter: in '89 the bridge was closed for a month when the old roadbed was replaced with a new one, but the new innovations will make sure what
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happened to this bridge won't happen to this one. the roadbed is supported by 160 million concrete steel piles 300 feet deep. >> the earth is connected to these piers rigidly. >> they hold sheer length beams designed to absorb the shock of an earthquake. >> they are like bumpers in a car. we don't need a bumper, do we? we only need a bumper if we hit something. >> reporter: and if we do get hit, 20 extraordinary hinge- type beams absorb the energy of the quake. they may get damaged but the adjoining bridge segments should survive. >> it is first time anyone in the world has used this. >> reporter: it appears the bumpers and beams won't eliminate quake damage but the beams should be usable after a big one. >> you may not be going 70
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miles per hour talking on your cell phone, but the bridge, you will be able to drive across it. that is the goal. >> reporter: don't forget, by the way, that the point of this -- you think it is a new bridge. it is not a new bridge. this whole thing is a seismic retro fit project. the point is not that all of these fancy new engineering things which really are quite brilliant means the bridge will survive a massive earthquake unscathed, it will be damaged but the measure is after a significant earthquake you would be able to still drive across it, even if you are only driving at 15 miles per hour. that is the standard of success. it will get damage but it should stand. >> the interesting thing i find in all of our retro fit stories, whether it is this or any other, it depends on the length of it, the shog and everything else. >> yes. with learn something from every earthquake. the original span was supposed to withstand an earthquake the
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size in 1906. instead it is taken down, part of it is taken down by an earthquake 50-miles away, only 5% as powerful at 1906. >> all right. it is scary. >> yes. coming up, a review of this morning's top stories. >> including new news from the white house on immigration reform when we come back. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [ screams ] a rambunctious toddler? of course. uncle ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ yes. [ female announcer ] get more with embassy suites. book early and save up to 20%.
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the white house has come uph a draft proposal to reform reform,. welcome back. here is this morning's top stories. the white house came up with a draft proposal to reform immigration. that would allow the undocumented to become legal permanent residents within eight years. before that they could apply for a perspective immigrant visa and try to get if same professional status for relatives. >> and controversy related to the up coming selection of the new pope. retired cardinal roger mahoney will take part in the conclave
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that will choose the new pontiff in march but the large catholic group in l.a. said he should be disqualified after files show he protected breess accused of sexual abuse. >> and a ferry sent a collision of two people in the hospital. two passengers on the 22-foot pleasure boat were air lifted to hospital after crash into the golden gate ferry. in one on the ferry was injured. mostly sunny skies the the bay. temperatures will be mostly in the 60s. if you haven't seen them yet, 60 in san francisco and 63 in santa rosa. san jose is nice. the extended forecast will look at a chance of rain in the bay area. tuesday is a little wet. no big rainmaker. the latter half of the week it will cool all the way down to a bone chilling mid 50s. >> yes. a little more appropriate for february. >>